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. there's a new kind of humor that exists in america called the one liner. you used to have jokes, stories, but no more. only one liners now. everything happens at once and there's no continuity, there's no connection, there's no follow through. it's just all now. >> i mean, marshall mcluhan was a canadian academic who studied renaissance literature, but strangely created a second career for himself as a sort of media guru, explaining to people what the effect of the mass media, which were relatively new in the 1960s, what effect they had on people's lives. >> one of the effects of tv is to make and to shorten the amount of time that people can pay attention to anything. >> and he became incredibly sort of trendy. he even appeared in a woody allen film. >> now, marshall mcluhan is, in terms of it being a high intensity... >> ...when two characters are sort of having a discussion about what he was on about, because he had this kind of strange way of talking where you couldn't quite put your finger on what he was saying, but it sounded very, very interesting. >> because i happen to have mr m
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